Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • Dr. Matti Cervin

    Which Treatments Work for Pediatric OCD? Efficacy and Acceptability of CBT and Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors

    In this Papers Podcast, Dr. Matti Cervin discusses his JCPP paper ‘Efficacy and acceptability of cognitive-behavioral therapy and serotonin reuptake inhibitors for pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: a network meta-analysis’. There is an overview of the paper, methodology, key findings, and implications for practice.

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  • Professor Lina Gega

    Lina Gega is Professor of Mental Health at the University of York and Honorary Nurse Consultant at Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Trust, with a PhD in Health Services Research from the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. She is a Joint Editor of CAMH.

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  • Anxiety

    Updates on Anxiety in children and adolescents – Jack Tizard International Conference recording

    The 2022 ACAMH Jack Tizard International Conference will provided an updated and evidence-based overview on the clinical presentation and management of anxiety disorders in the clinical setting as well as in schools.

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  • Dr. Michael Bloch

    Michael H. Bloch, M.D., M.S. graduated from Yale School of Medicine and completed his child and adult psychiatry training at Yale.  He is currently an Associate Professor at the Yale Child Study Center.  His research focuses on evidence-based medicine and developing improved treatments for individuals with mental illness across the lifespan using clinical trials and meta-analysis

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  • Assistant Professor Dr. Dienke Bos

    In Conversation… Assistant Professor Dr. Dienke Bos on Neuroimaging

    Dr. Bos looks at the typical development of behavioural control and how this is represented naturally, magnetic resonance imaging to monitor brain changes in relation to childhood development, and where the evidence is that early intervention can slow or reverse damage. Includes transcription, and links.

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  • A thinner cortex predicts a better response to CBT

    Research on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to identify neural markers that might predict a child’s response to treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

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  • March 2020 – The Bridge

    This edition of The Bridge features research digests on ‘FRIENDS’ and anxiety, CAMHS and technology training, OCD and anxiety, parenting, autism and more.

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  • Obsessive compulsive disorder symptoms predict anxiety, and vice versa

    Researchers in London have studied the relationship between anxiety sensitivity (the tendency to fear anxiety symptoms) and obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) symptoms.

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  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in Children and Young People

    OCD usually starts in early adolescence but is often not diagnosed until adulthood. We don’t know what causes OCD, but several factors are thought to play a part, such as biological, psychological, and environmental factors. We do know that OCD is a very treatable condition.

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  • Autism Spectrum Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder edition

    This edition of ‘The Bridge’ focusses on Autism Spectrum Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Both of these can resemble each other with the over-focus, special interests and anxieties seen in ASD resembling the obsessions of OCD, and the routines, rituals and need for order and sameness that can be seen in ASD resembling the compulsions in OCD.

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